Guest Groups: Pati-ohhhhh!

I’ve always wanted a wonderful terrace to enjoy with my family and friends in the hot weather months. Unfortunately, my house only came outfitted with a pitifully undersized (and therefore virtually useless) deck. But a girl can dream, and here’s what I’d have if I could! — Rita from Struggling Off Frumpy

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Chesapeake Sectional Components – $79

These outside sectional components permit you to configure (and re-configure) your seats any way you desire. Along with the neutral colors mean you can easily change your color scheme or include unique accents whenever you feel like it!


Twenty Flowers Handmade In White Color String Light By cottonlight – $16.50

Twinkling lights always add a festive air to an outside space — because you shouldn’t have to watch for a festive event.


HandyDeck Patio Pavers

There’s no better way to spruce up a dull concrete terrace flooring than with tile, and no simpler method of tiling than that. No special tools easy-peasy!


Hanging Basket Planter From Reclaimed Wood By andrewsreclaimed – $35

Indoors or outdoors, it is my view that one can not have too many flowers. This reclaimed wood hanging planter would look great with just about anything inside, from a big bushy petunia into a brilliant green sweet-potato vine.

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Chesapeake Coffee Table – $349

This coffee table matches with the Chesapeake sectional. And where else are you going to put your drinks, your books or your own feet?

Home Infatuation

Faux Gold Terracotta Outdoor Dinnerware – $19.95

These look like terracotta tiles, but they’re actually durable, outdoor-safe melamine plates! Fantastic for carrying your outdoor cooking from grill to cuisine.

Lamps Plus

Kenroy Home Copper Vines Lighted Floor Fountain – $331.91

Nothing says outdoors like the calm sound of trickling water.


Prestige Patio Planter – $179.99

If you’ve checked out any of my additional ideabooks, you understand that I’m about greenery. So naturally (no pun intended), plants and flowers are a massive component of my dream terrace, therefore those durable vinyl planters.


Indoor-Outdoor Pillows, Light Blue, By need to enjoy home decor – $42

I really like the design and colors of those cushions, plus they’re made from a durable weather-resistant cloth with quick-dry fiber-fill — ideal for weathering the occasional rainstorm!


Outdoor Fire Pit Kits

A fire pit may bring warmth and closeness into a terrace. And s’mores.

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Chesapeake Bar – $999

A patio bar? Yes, please! It even features its own built-in stemware rack and bottle opener, so you never have to worry about finding one when you’ve had “one too many.”

Outdoor lighting also

Bristol Outdoor Patio Floor Lamp – $349.99

What a exceptional lamp! I dig the arbitrary weave of the wicker shade.


Welcome Stones By SandStudios – $99

Since my childhood obsession with writing my own name on everything never truly went away.

ROCKWOOD Retaining Walls

If the space isn’t appropriate to get a fire pit, just how amazing would a fireplace be? I am able to envision cozying up to one of them when the nights begin to turn a little cold.


Patina Hanging Lantern By madebysheri – $28

I really don’t believe you can have too much ambient light and these lanterns provide such a gorgeous glow!

BBQ Island Inc..

Fire Magic 790 Pre-Fab Barbecue Island – $6,992.55

On my fantasy patio, no ordinary grill grill will do. I’d have to have one of those sweet islands using a wonderful small fridge and everything.

Cypress Moon

Swing Beds

This massive swing would be to die for! I could spend many dreamy hours swaying in the breeze, surrounded by cushions and cushions, and even share the distance with my husband and kids (grudgingly).

What is the ideal terrace with no shade? I can just see this gorgeous pergola hung with pretty flower lights and some lush green vines.

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Sunbrella┬« Multistripe Bordered Indoor And Outdoor Rug, Blue – $329

A rug makes any room look more completed — even one that is outdoors.


Bird Feeder Hanging Copper Roof Stain Wood By BeeGracious – $165

A gorgeous house for our feathery friends will turn into a terrace into a space even the birds will love!

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